Collected Thoughts

April 2014
Thu 24  
Apr 2014
When Predicting the Future of Nations Goes Terribly Wrong

14 hours ago

Thu 24  
Apr 2014
Arp 81: 100 Million Years Later

14 hours ago

Thu 24  
Apr 2014
Who Are the Most Pernicious Thinkers? A List of Five Bad Western Philosophers: Name Your Own

14 hours ago

Thu 24  
Apr 2014
How to Effectively Manage Worthwhile Ideas

14 hours ago

Thu 24  
Apr 2014
Children’s Endearing Letters to Judy Blume About Being Gay and Her Timeless Advice to Parents

14 hours ago

Thu 24  
Apr 2014
The Dark Side of Certainty: Jacob Bronowski on the Spirit of Science and What Auschwitz Teaches Us About Our Compulsion for Control

14 hours ago

Thu 24  
Apr 2014
Happy Birthday, Anthony Trollope: The Celebrated Author’s Advice on How to Be a Successful Writer

14 hours ago

Thu 24  
Apr 2014
Take a Virtual Tour of the Dictionary Shakespeare May Have Owned and Annotated

14 hours ago

Thu 24  
Apr 2014
Science Writing Prize 2014: How to avoid common mistakes in science writing

14 hours ago

Thu 24  
Apr 2014
Three Reasons Your Doctor May Be Prescribing the Wrong Drug

14 hours ago

Thu 24  
Apr 2014
Crowdsourcing Government: Wikilaws in the Cradle of Democracy

14 hours ago

Thu 24  
Apr 2014
654 - Making Maps of France (Nudge, Nudge)

14 hours ago

Thu 24  
Apr 2014
Why George Orwell Became A Tramp

14 hours ago

Wed 23  
Apr 2014
Make Better Decisions: Redefining “Giving Up”

2 days ago

Wed 23  
Apr 2014
The misunderstood grizzly: A TED-Ed conversation on why brown bears deserve respect, not fear

2 days ago

Wed 23  
Apr 2014
Humanity Can’t Steer Its Future Much

2 days ago

Wed 23  
Apr 2014
Jimi Hendrix Unplugged: Two Rare Recordings of Hendrix Playing Acoustic Guitar

2 days ago

Wed 23  
Apr 2014
It's Easier to Die from Drinking Too Much Water Than Smoking Too Much Pot

2 days ago

Wed 23  
Apr 2014
H.G. Wells Interviews Joseph Stalin in 1934; Declares “I Am More to The Left Than You, Mr. Stalin”

2 days ago

Wed 23  
Apr 2014
Emails Are Not For Real-Time Requests (and Other Rules)

2 days ago

Wed 23  
Apr 2014
The El Gordo Massive Galaxy Cluster

2 days ago

Wed 23  
Apr 2014
Overcoming the Emotions That Subconsciously Demotivate Us From Helping Those in Need

2 days ago

Wed 23  
Apr 2014
On the death of Gabriel García Márquez

2 days ago

Wed 23  
Apr 2014
Lennon on the Possibilities

2 days ago

Wed 23  
Apr 2014
The Getty Adds Another 77,000 Images to its Open Content Archive

2 days ago

Wed 23  
Apr 2014
Why “Trying Too Hard” in Sports (or Life) Can Sabotage Your Success

2 days ago

Wed 23  
Apr 2014
11 Ways to Avoid Burnout

2 days ago

Wed 23  
Apr 2014
Science Learning+: New Funding Scheme to Focus on Informal Learning

2 days ago

Wed 23  
Apr 2014
Love Undetectable: Andrew Sullivan on Why Friendship Is a Greater Gift Than Romantic Love

2 days ago

Wed 23  
Apr 2014
Upside Down Day: Rare and Wonderful Vintage Children’s Book by the Head of NASA’s Public Affairs Office

2 days ago

Wed 23  
Apr 2014
Why Love Needs Space: Applying the Benjamin Franklin Effect to Romantic Relationships

2 days ago

Wed 23  
Apr 2014
Sylvia Plath Annotates Her Copy of The Great Gatsby

2 days ago

Wed 23  
Apr 2014
Stream Indie Cindy, the Pixies’ First Album in 23 Years

2 days ago

Wed 23  
Apr 2014
Economic Shift: The Rise of the Collaborative Commons

2 days ago

Wed 23  
Apr 2014
Why the Birth of Shakespeare Is the Birth of Modern Art

2 days ago

Tue 22  
Apr 2014
Slavoj Žižek: What Fullfils You Creatively Isn’t What Makes You Happy

3 days ago

Tue 22  
Apr 2014
When We All 'Talk Like TED,' TED Will Go Mum. Here's Why.

3 days ago

Tue 22  
Apr 2014
Reconsidering the Business of Death

3 days ago

Tue 22  
Apr 2014
Lyrid Meteor Shower Lasts Through April 25

3 days ago

Tue 22  
Apr 2014
Close Personal Friend: Watch a 1996 Portrait of Gen-X Definer Douglas Coupland

3 days ago

Tue 22  
Apr 2014
Help Me Imagine

3 days ago

Tue 22  
Apr 2014
The Lonely Photo of Michel Foucault with a Full Head of Hair

3 days ago

Tue 22  
Apr 2014
Discover How You Really Spend Your Time

3 days ago

Tue 22  
Apr 2014
Happy Krauthammer Day

3 days ago

Tue 22  
Apr 2014
Asimov on Society and Science

3 days ago

Tue 22  
Apr 2014
Massive Nearby Spiral Galaxy NGC 2841

3 days ago

Tue 22  
Apr 2014
How One Man Went From IT to “Late Night with Seth Meyers”

3 days ago

Tue 22  
Apr 2014
Susan Sontag on Beauty vs. Interestingness

3 days ago

Tue 22  
Apr 2014
Three Delightful Poems About Dogs from E.B. White

3 days ago

Tue 22  
Apr 2014
Happy Birthday, Nabokov: A BBC Documentary on Lolita and Life

3 days ago